News from the Field: January 2020

News From The Field January 2020Welcome to our January 2020 News from the Field! This is an extension of the bottom of our newsletter. We will be providing you with some of the latest news, resources, and local & national professional development opportunities. If you haven’t already, sign up to get our monthly e-newsletter in your inbox.

This month, we are excited to announce the schedule for our 2020 Child Welfare Conference in late February. To learn more about what you can expect at our 7th annual conference, click here.

News From The Field

 2020 UT Child Welfare Conference: There’s Space at the Table – Making Room for Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging
Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing
February 28th, 2020, 8am-4:30pm, Austin, TX, registration cost varies


Prosecuting Change Webinar
JDAI Connect
February 5th, 2020, 12pm CST, free

DONA International Birth Doula Training
Black Mamas ATX
February 6th, 2020, Austin, TX, cost varies

Refugee and the Disability Experience
Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin
February 11th, 2020, 12:30 – 1:30pm, Austin, TX

TACSAP Annual Conference: “Making it Count!”
February 20th– 22nd, 2020, Arlington, TX, Registration cost varies

29th Annual Texas School Social Workers Conference: 20/20: A Clear Vision for Texas School Social Work
Steve Hicks School of Social Work, UT Austin
February 26-28th, Austin, TX, registration cost varies

Ethics & the Texas Social Worker: What Ethical Social Workers Need to Know” Workshop
NASW Texas
February 28th, 9am-4pm, Austin, TX

The Texas Campaign’s 9th Annual Statewide Symposium: Learn. Connect. Inspire.
Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
April 6th-8th, 2020, San Antonio, TX, registration cost varies

Military Social Work & Behavioral Health Conference
Institute for Military and Veteran Family Wellness
April 9th & 10th, 2020, Austin, TX, Registration cost varies

We Are Girls Houston Conference 2020
Girls Empowerment Network
April 18th, 2020, Houston, TX, registration varies

7th Annual Cultural Inclusion Institute Conference
Cultural Inclusion Institute, UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing
April 22nd & 23rd, 2020, Austin, TX, $200 early fee until March 8th


Well-Being Resources to Support Parents, Caregivers, Communities
Child Welfare Information Gateway

Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Leveraging the Best Available Evidence
National Center for Injusry Prevention and Control, Division of Violence Prevention

Motivational Interviewing
Administration for Children and Families (ACF), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Mobilizing Youth for Data-Driven Community Change
The Annie E. Casey Foundation

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